Traffic Incident at 4800 North Wayside
January 12, 2007 -- Houston
police are investigating a fatal traffic accident involving a
pedestrian at 4800 North Wayside about 7:20 p.m. on Thursday (Jan.11).
The victim is identified as John S. Melvyn, 52,
of Galveston, Texas.
HPD Mobility Incident Management Division Sergeant
R. Gonzales and Officers J. Tippy and R. Breiding reported:
According to witnesses, a 2006 black Chevrolet
Silverado pickup truck traveling southbound on North Wayside at
a high rate of speed struck the pedestrian as he attempted to
cross the roadway.
The driver of the pickup may face charges upon
completion of the investigation and consultation with the Harris
County District Attorney's office.
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